Category Bread


I used to be a huge fan of those premade biscuits you get at the store….you know, the Grands Flaky Layer with extra butter that you buy in the tube??  Bob and I would make the whole can and eat all 10 of them (on top of the entire box of Hamburger Helper that we […]

Freezer Biscuits.

I’m always on the lookout for items I can make ahead of time and then pull out in whatever portion size I need….often I eat dinner alone so I need single servings, but sometimes I have Bob with me too and then I need extra.  I had to give up store-bought biscuits (in the little […]

English Muffins.

  This was an odd adventure that turned out nothing like I expected.  While the results were not bad, they definitely weren’t what I was going for.  Thanks to for the attempt! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups powdered milk 3 tablespoons plus 3/8 teaspoons sugar, divided 1 tablespoon salt, divided 3 tablespoons shortening 3 cups hot water […]

Stove Top Stuffing Mix.

    Tonight I was able to officially eliminate another store-bought side dish mix from my cupboard….homemade Stove Top. Ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon ground sage 1/2 teaspoon dried savory 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon granules 1 tablespoon dried chopped celery 2 teaspoons dried minced onion 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes 1/8 teaspoon […]

Bread Crumbs.

In line with the post I put up last week about dried bread cubes….the next easy step to take is making those bread cubes into bread crumbs.  This is incredibly easy to do and saves you all that guilt you have when throwing out unused bread. Today I mixed half a loaf of white bread […]

Croutons Take Two: plus, bagel chips!

A while back I had posted a recipe for making homemade croutons.  They didn’t come out great and I had promised to try again using a different kind of bread.  I never got around to it.  Then, after getting my new food dehydrator, I decided to try again, but this time using the dehydrator instead […]

Honey Wheat Bread.

The easier adventure of the day….homemade whole wheat bread.  Another tip of the hat to – I never really looked at the ingredients on a loaf of whole wheat bread that we bought at the store, but it’s interesting to know that a lot of them aren’t really truly even whole wheat bread (most have white […]